A very interesting Medal Group to Capt. Victor Louis Léon De Waegenaere, born 1860
+ collection of original pictures of the Anglo-boer war
Victor De Waegenaere joined the Belgian Army, Sergeant in 1882 with the 3rd Infantry Regiment (3ième Régiment de Ligne). He volunteered the Anglo-Boer War and served during World War One with South African Labour Corps as Temp. Captain (Staff Liaison Officer, 28th Oct. 1916). Arriving in France, November 20th, 1916. Joined for duty the South African Section G.H.Q. 3rd Echelon, 17th July 1917 and was posted in July 1918 to 846 and 884 Area Employment Coy as Officer Commanding. Demobilized 17th January 1919 and returned to South Africa. He later became the Vice-Consul of Portugal in Pretoria and a member of the Portuguese Geographic Society of Lisbon.
Portugal, Military Order of Christ (Breast Star and Officer’s Medal); Italy, Order of the Crown (Officer in gold); Comoros, French Colonial, Royal Order of the Star of Anjouan (Officer, marked silver); British War and Victory medals both named “CAPT. V.L.L. DE WAEGENAERE.”; Belgium, Medal of the 3rd Regiment de Ligne and a shooting award (sleeve badge ‘1er Prix de Tir’), Medal ‘Cercle d’Agrément ‘T Jagerke des Chasseurs Eclaireurs de Gand’. Included miniature medals, a picture and a part of Portuguese sword as shown.
Lot 556: Medal Group to Capt. Victor Louis Léon De Waegenaere
Badges/insignia found on the battlefields Anglo-boer war Lot 560
Original pictures of the Anglo-boer war of the collection of Capt. Victor Louis Léon De Waegenaere
Lot 562 – 567
Pictures of Spionkop